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The Boom in Golden Girls-Style Shared Housing: Where’s the Beef?
NBC, Touchstone Television and their partners should be
proud– it has been 22 years since the final episode aired, yet the influence of “The Golden Girls” means
that every year reporters ask about the
boom in “Golden Girls Housing .”  This
form of shared ho...
NBC, Touchstone Television and their partners should be proud– it has been 22 years since the final episode aired, yet the influence of “The Golden Girls” means that every year reporters ask about the boom in “Golden Girls Ho...
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Did you miss our measuring livability talks at #APA14? Watch my video with the American Planning Association's Anna Ricklin. Aging in Place - An Interview with Rodney Harrell, PhD
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New post on the AARP Blog: What Is a Livable Community, and How Do We Measure One?
Today, I kicked off AARP Public Policy Institute 's Livability Index project with a blog and two papers on new project webpage: bi.tly/LivIndex .  The PPI blog, " What Is a Livable Community, and How Do We Measure One? " introduces the project to the world....
Today, I kicked off AARP Public Policy Institute's Livability Index project with a blog and two papers on new project webpage: bi.tly/LivIndex.  The PPI blog, "What Is a Livable Community, and How Do We Measure One?" introduc...
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great map MT @urbaninstitute: Social mobility in America, city by city http://t.co/1jeIZkMqOE (via @eichelberger_e) http://t.co/I5KXHFcCXs
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Housing (un)affordability in DC by @KathrynBaer http://povertyandpolicy.wordpress.com/2014/03/27/rents-way-too-high-for-low-income-dc-residents/ DC may have high avg income, but disparities are big cc:@LuisDavisJr
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I've been invited to join the Community Leaders Forum hosted by the Federal Reserve Board next week. Looking forward to joining the group.
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I'm about to be interviewed on shared housing by Paul Wescott on America Now Radio at 6:30ET / 3:30PT. Listen in! http://www.iheart.com/live/News-Radio-1300-WKCY-4176/?autoplay=true
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My announcement of the PPI Blog and prep for #APA14  
Today, I kicked off AARP Public Policy Institute's Livability Index project with a blog and two papers on new project webpage: bi.tly/LivIndex.  The PPI blog, "What Is a Livable Community, and How Do We Measure One?" introduc...
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AARP's Media Release for "What Is Livable? Community Preferences of Older Adults"
See below for the AARP media release for one of my reports released today: "What is Livable? Community Preferences of Older Adults"  April
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See below for the AARP media release for one of my reports released today: "What is Livable? Community Preferences of Older Adults"  April 25, 2014                                                                        ...
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Example of old and new strategies for affordable housing: "Future of Chicago's Most Infamous Public Housing Project" http://www.theatlanticcities.com/housing/2014/04/future-chicagos-most-infamous-public-housing-project/8819/
The Chicago Housing Authority has unveiled its redevelopment plan for Cabrini-Green.
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Why affordable housing people need to take manufactured housing seriously: http://www.shelterforce.org/article/3469/maufacturing_solutions/ via @Shelterforce
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"The Housing Bubble Was Much Worse for Hispanics" focuses on the disproportionate impacts of subprime. Also, having all wealth in one's home can be problematic if/when home values drop.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/01/16/the-housing-bubble-was-much-much-worse-for-hispanics/
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